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. a woman in the final throes of stage four lymphoma says she was given a chance to return to living or die. it's one of three stories recounted in the anderson cooper special report "to heaven and back" airing tomorrow night on cnn. here's randi kaye. >> reporter: but you could still see your husband, and how was he reacting to the fact that you were in a coma and he thought he was losing you? >> he was very distraught. he was there by my bedside. he was holding my hand, and i could feel he was willing me to come back. >> reporter: and you had a choice to make. >> i had a choice as to whether to come back or not. at first, i absolutely did not want to come back because why would i want to come back into this sick and dying body? but then, it was as though in the next moment i understood why i had the cancer. all the years of beating myself up, feeling flawed had turned my own energy against me and manifested as cancer. >> fear, in a way, poisoned your body. >> yes, it did. and i understood that now that i knew this, my body would heal. >> reporter: you had this huge revelation. and sony an
lymphoma. in a cnn special, "to heaven and back," randi kaye talks to people on the brink of death when they say they left this world for another. their stories, their words, their answers to all the questions we'd all like to ask. >> i could see the scene on the river bank. i could see them pull my body to the shore. i could see them start cpr. i had no pulse and i wasn't breathing. one fellow was yelling at me to come back. >> you were unconscious, how do you know this was happening? >> i felt my body break free and i felt my spirit break free and i was greeted by these people or these spirits. i could be with them and be going down this incredible pathway and simultaneously look back at the river. when i saw my body, i will say it was the first time i actually thought, well, i guess i am dead. i guess i really did die. >> in the book, you write about dancing with them. >> yeah. >> were you celebrating something? >> yes. >> what? what were you celebrating? you just died. >> it was a great homecoming. i was really surprised by the fact that i had no intention of going back. >> you didn
october, he was diagnosed with hodgkin's lymphoma. >> we all broke down. we had our minutes of crying and then immediately we and my husband both said okay. this is what we have. let's deal with it and not focus on me. let's get better and fight. >> reporter: it was somewhere along that fight. >> had to go up to the hospital like every day. >> reporter: that he began his healing with this. ♪ >> i had hard nights and i would listen to music. that would calm me down. >> reporter: the make a wish foundation gave him a full dj set. >> that's his name. dj survivor. that's because he survived cancer. >> reporter: that now in remission, he shares with others. >> good music, yeah. we like it. >> he's doing a great job. we especially love the pump the jam. >> reporter: as the lights came on all around salt lake city. >> they're beautiful. ♪ >> reporter: the sounds of the holidays as played by a 13-year-old boy helped remind everyone what the season is all about. >> that is for sure. that was caroline connally reporting. i told you it's going to be your favorite story. >> yeah. >>> feel goo
of stage 4 lymphoma. her dramatic story is one of three told in the ac special report "to heaven and back." ra randi kaye has more. >> p how was your husband reacting to you being in this coma and he thought he was losing you? >> he was very distraught. he was there by my bedside. he was holding my hand. i could feel he was willing me to come back. >> and you had a choice to make-i had a choice as to whether to come back or not. at first, i absolutely did not want to come back because why would i want to come back into this sick and dying body? but then it was as though in the next moment i understood why i had the cancer. all the years of beating myself up, feeling flawed, had turned my own energy against me and manifested as cancer. >> fear in a way poisoned your body. >> yes, it did. and i understood that now that i knew this, my body would heal. >> you had this huge revelation and soni and your father both affirmed what needed to be done. >> both of them said to me, go back and live your life fearlessly. and it was around that time that i started to come back. >> so how long were you
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